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How Can I Change Course in my Nursing Career?

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Clarissa from Chamberlain College of Nursing asks: “I am currently enrolled to obtain my MSN-FNP, but am having second thoughts. I want to change my career path to Nurse Educator or Nurse Executive, and then at a later juncture, obtain the FNP. What should I do?” Thanks for the question, Clarissa.  It is your career so you can do whatever you wish. However, as a career coach, I always want to understand the “why” so I can know more about the client’s motivations and desires. This information is always insightful and allows a coach, like me, to ask better questions … / Read more »




How to Become a Podiatrist | Podiatry Careers & Qualifications

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An article by contributor Alicia Hill. Introduction To Podiatry The human foot is a very complex part of the body containing 26 bones and 33 joints and in excess of a hundred tendons, muscles and ligaments. With this level of detail it’s no wonder that there is a growing need for podiatrists who specializes in diagnosing foot problems, treating injuries and undertaking surgery of the feet and ankles. As more and more people participate in outdoor activities and sports the increasing demand for podiatrists makes this an interesting and highly skilled career path. Podiatry can also potentially offer good financial … / Read more »




How Can I Transition from Finance to Sonography While Finishing My Degree?

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Anthony from Tacoma Community College asks: “I am a financial manager that recently went back to college to pursue a technical degree in Diagnostic Medical Sonography. I just completed my EMT Basic certificate and want to gain experience in the medical field to acquire patient care hours. What is the best way to transition out of banking and into the healthcare industry, but still be able to continue my education and financially survive?” Thanks for your question, Anthony.  Congratulations on completing your EMT basic certification.  This is a great step forward towards both your technical degree in diagnostic medical sonography … / Read more »




5 Engaging Careers for Logical Thinkers

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An article by contributor Dixie Somers. If you’re a logical thinker, chances are that you do best in situations where problem-solving skills and analysis are needed. Even those of you who view yourselves as creative people might find yourselves preferring slightly more logic-based methodologies. There are a lot of careers out there geared toward logical thinkers, and some of them are not as mundane as you might think. 1. Lawyer Working as a lawyer means that you have to know the ins and outs of the legal code, but it also means you have to know about how humans tend to … / Read more »




Hottest Health Informatics Jobs

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Advances in technology has slowly transformed the healthcare industry. One end result of the change is the creation of tech geared positions to run the new technologies and applications. Technology has rapidly transformed various industries. Between the adoption of electronic health records (EHRs) by many healthcare establishments, the integration of new tools and technology, and the implementation of stringent firewall safe guards to protect patient data, dozens of new positions have been created in the healthcare industry. These positions can be pursued by either individuals who wish to pursue a healthcare or a tech career. You can get a sense … / Read more »